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View of CT River valley from Mt. Sugarloaf. Photo by Kristin Teig

A September Yankee magazine article follows the Connecticut River, starting in South Hadley near the “storied beauty of the MHC campus.”

August 22, 2014 - 9:15am
Martha Ackmann, senior lecturer in gender studies

Prof. Martha Ackmann talked about racial and gender equity in Little League baseball. Their World Series made news fielding female, more black players.

August 22, 2014 - 8:45am
Susana Morris ’02

“Evidence has shown the myriad benefits for women attending women-only institutions of higher learning,” Susana Morris ’02 writes in About.Com.

August 21, 2014 - 3:45pm
Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93. Photo by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The Boston Globe magazine profiles Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93, who founded Care.com and persuaded Wall Street to bet $91 million on her idea.

August 19, 2014 - 8:30am
President Lynn Pasquerella

To support the fight against ALS, President Pasquerella accepted a challenge to have a bucket of icy water poured over her head on a not-so-hot day.

August 18, 2014 - 4:45pm
Andrew Reiter, assistant professor of politics

In a U.S. News op-ed, MHC Assistant Professor of Politics Andrew Reiter writes that having Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki step down is a positive step.

August 15, 2014 - 1:45pm
Martha Ackmann, senior lecturer in gender studies

Prof. Martha Ackmann, who’s studied women in baseball through history, tells Fusion Media that our culture must catch up to the talent of female players.

August 14, 2014 - 12:15pm
proud women's college graduate

A Huffington Post blogger recaps the past year’s posts on the advantages of women’s colleges, which included several pieces about MHC women.

August 13, 2014 - 2:45pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

President Pasquerella speaks on The Bill Newman Show about the ethics surrounding who gets experimental treatments for the deadly Ebola virus.

August 12, 2014 - 2:30pm
Richard Moran, professor of sociology

A USA Today opinion piece co-written by sociologist Richard Moran argues that surveying isn’t the best way to measure, or prevent, sex assault.

August 11, 2014 - 9:00am
Suzan-Lori Parks ’85

BuzzFeed’s list of 32 “plays that will change the way you see the world” includes works by both Suzan-Lori Parks ’85 and Wendy Wasserstein ’71.

August 7, 2014 - 4:30pm
Eva Paus, economics professor and Carol Hoffmann Collins Director of the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives

The Spanish press mentioned comments by MHC economist Eva Paus in an article on “The BRIC Countries and the New World Order.” (Article in Spanish.)

August 7, 2014 - 4:30pm
David Hernández, assistant professor of Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American studies

The New Haven Independent’s story on the complexities of immigrant detention and deportation quoted MHC Professor David Hernández.

August 7, 2014 - 4:15pm
Rose Levine

The Hampshire Gazette covered MHC’s Developing Mathematical Ideas institutes,  whose classes mix in-person and online graduate-level learners.

 

August 4, 2014 - 12:00pm
Frances Perkins

On MSNBC’s The Last Word, Lawrence O’Donnell argues that she has earned a place on our coins and bills. His spot includes audio and video of Perkins.

August 1, 2014 - 1:15pm
Camille Theriaque FP’15

A leukemia diagnosis changed FP senior Camille Theriaque’s life. Leaving a 20-year firefighting career, she’s preparing to help others in a different way.

August 1, 2014 - 12:30pm

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